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Studies of nature (Volume 1)


Published 1797
Topics Nature
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Dedication of American edition to George Washington signed: Joseph Nancrede. Boston, February, 1797

Edition statement transposed; precedes "In three volumes." on title page

"Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts, by Thomas, Son & Thomas."-- colophon to vols. 1 and 2; "Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts, at the press of I. Thomas, by L. Worcester."-- colophon to v. 3

Vol. 1: [2], iii, [2], iv-lxiii, [1], 395, [1] p., II leaves of plates (1 folded); vol. 2: x, [1], 12-496 p., III-V folded leaves of plates; vol. 3: 392, 385-488 p

Plates engraved by Samuel Hill and William Rollinson

Signatures: v. 1: A⁶ B-H⁴; ²B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3B⁴ 3C² (²3C2 verso blank); v. 2: [A]⁴ B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3O⁴; v. 3: [A]⁴ B-U⁴ W⁴ X-2U⁴ 2W⁴ 2X-3O⁴. Cf. ESTC

NLM copy has an unsigned gathering of 4-leaves bound after ²3C2 in vol. 1: a list of subscribers and bookseller's advertisements

NLM copy incomplete: lacking vol. 2

Paul and Virginia --v. 3, pp. [205]-331 -- Arcadia --v. 3, pp. [333]-488

Evans

Blake, J. NLM 18th cent.

ESTC (RLIN)

NLM copy provenance: armorial bookplate (motto "bona quae honesta") and dated (1797) ownership inscriptions of James Jackson (cf. the list of subscribers at the end of vol. 1: among the subscribers is James Jackson of Boston); ; stamp and printed rules and regulations of Harvard University, Mass. Med. College Library

NLM copy volumes bound uniformly in contemporary tree calf; re-backed

Condition reviewed

digitized


Publisher Worcester [Mass.] : Printed for J. Nancrede, Marlborough Street, Boston
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Open Knowledge Commons, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Book contributor U.S. National Library of Medicine
Collection medicalheritagelibrary; medicineintheamericas; usnationallibraryofmedicine; americana

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